Sally Schluter Tardella’s art practice is based in Detroit, Michigan. She received her MFA in Painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art and is an Associate Professor of Art at Oakland University, in Rochester, Michigan. This year she has a two-person exhibition with Susan E. Evans, opening September 6, at Oakland University Art Gallery. Additionally, her work is included in two group exhibitions in 2014--at the University of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, and the Vita Art Center, in Ventura, CA.

Schluter Tardella’s most recent solo exhibition was at the Graphic Art/Fine Art Gallery of Moberly Area Community College, in Moberly MO, 2010. Her work has been included in various national group exhibitions in the past five years, including Phoenix Gallery, NYC, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY; Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO; Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA; Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA; Katonah Museum Artists Association, Putnam Arts Council, Mahapac, NY; and Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD. In this same period, her work was been included in several exhibitions at university galleries, including Wheaton College, Colorado State University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Salisbury University, and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. In Michigan, her work has been widely exhibited at university galleries including Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, College for Creative Studies, Marygrove College, and Oakland Community College. Schluter Tardella has delivered lectures about her work at Oakland University, the School of Visual Arts, in New York, and at the Detroit Institute of Arts. She is the recipient of two Research Fellowships from Oakland University.

In the past five years, Schluter Tardella's work has been included in the following exhibition catalogs:

[Forthcoming] Memory Palace, two-person exhibition with Susan E. Evans (Kaiho), Oakland University Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 2014

[Forthcoming] Mid-America College Art Association Members Juried Exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, 2014

Equilibrium, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

Stories We Tell, Women’s Caucus for Art, New York, NY, 2013

Bound, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY, 2013

Cold Fusion, Salisbury University Art Gallery, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, 2012 

Culture + Agri.culture, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI, 2012

Drawing in the Expanded Field, online exhibition catalogue, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2010 (

Oakland University Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Oakland University Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 2010.
Detroit, Michigan